July 02, 2019 12:55 pm
While the ban has been in force since June 23, 2018, Kadam admitted that the enforcement of the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections had impacted its implementation.
June 28, 2019 3:29 am
Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said all dairies in the state had agreed to set up recycling plants and start a depository scheme of 50 paise per pouch for recollecting and recycling milk packets.
May 29, 2019 3:13 am
As per the plastic ban notification, issued by the Environment Department on March 23 in last year, milk dairies should use plastic bags not less than 50 microns in thickness for milk packaging. Besides, they should print a buyback price of not less than Rs 0.50 per pouch, to develop a buyback mechanism for recycling these pouches.
June 02, 2018 4:19 am
The minister had activated his informant network and tracked the manufacturing units supplying banned plastic to the state.
March 25, 2018 2:56 am
The government also clarified that one month has been given to producers, retailers, traders and to consumers to get rid of their existing stock of the banned products.
October 11, 2017 5:21 am
“Maharashtra’s condition is not as bad as that of Delhi. We have no plan to ban firecrackers in the state. We will make attempts to create awareness to celebrate an environment-friendly Diwali,” Kadam said.
August 04, 2015 1:22 am
Environment clearance committees working overtime to appraise projects to be sent for approval.
June 06, 2015 12:50 am
The Home Ministry is presently under the charge of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
June 04, 2015 10:36 am
Environment minister passes order even as 1,600 projects await green nod
September 17, 2014 8:46 am
Sena contested 169 seats in 2009, and the BJP 119. The BJP on the other hand, would like the Sena to contest, at most, 144 seats.